Category Archives: Leadership

2025 – Innovate or Die: A Futurist’s View on Industrial Relations

Originally written for UNISON. Republished with kind permission here. It’s impossible to explore the future of industrial relations without first looking at how the world of work is evolving. Traditional models of full-time employment are being eroded by the growth of self-employment. Included in this is the rise of freelancing. Of the 4.8m self-employed people in…
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The Future of (Employee) Engagement – Event write up

This article is republished from a write up of an event I participated in at Instinctif Partners on 1st November 2018 in London. The event brought together HR and Engagement professionals, all with a view to exploring where the future might lie. “Leadership will remain at the heart of engagement” was a prediction made at a…
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2025 – The Future of Housing and Lifestyle – Part 1: Building homes

The Future of Housing and Lifestyle will affect us all and is particularly pertinent to me as I'm currently working with a housing association to help them explore future strategies. By today's standards, there are some radical approaches being considered in housing that could overcome the lack of land in urban areas: Super-skyscrapers and earth-scrapers, underwater habitats. Also the…
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Podcast: Value through Vulnerability – In conversation with Garry Turner

It was a pleasure to participate in Garry Turner's 'Value Through Vulnerability' podcast recently. Garry is a passionate, purpose-driven human being who seeks to make the workplace more human centred. He lives his values every day and has proven with his current employer that caring about teams yields better financial results. "I loved this chat with…
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